Windows 10: Robocopy syntax doesn't work in my batch file anymore Solved

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       31 Mar 2018 #31

    ddelo said: View Post
    The ERROR : You do not have the Backup and Restore Files user rights, is because your didn't run the command, with the /B switch, as ADMINISTRATOR.

    As a general rule, to avoid problems, RoboCopy commands should always be run as ADMIN. So either run the batch file as ADMIN or run the command from an elevated (Run As Admin) command prompt.
    Thank you. I have to remember that. Sometimes, I just click the shortcut, which doesn't run as administrator, rather than right click it & choose that option.

    In Windows XP, I can't run the batch file as administrator because WinXP requires a password to do that & I chose not to have a password. Oh, well.
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  2.    31 Mar 2018 #32

    XP is out of my league, as far as RoboCopy is concerned. Although I used them for their entire life span and more (never got into Vista), I was not using RoboCopy back then. I started it with Win7....
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